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The US ambassador in Kabul has written to the White House arguing against sending thousands more American troops to Afghanistan. In a leaked cable, Karl Eikenberry expressed doubts about the competence of President Hamid Karzai's government.
Video: Obama Honors Troops While Planning for War The Associated Press
Official: Obama wants his war options changed The Associated Press
New York Daily News - - 8 hours ago
If Democrats were not worried by losing the New Jersey and Virginia governorships this month, Gallup has some data today that should put a deep chill in their bones.
Giddy Republicans Foresee Bigger House Gains in 2010 Than in 1994 U.S. News & World Report
Los Angeles Times - 28 minutes ago
Yemeni American Anwar al Awlaki's radical take on Islam has been connected to home-grown terrorist plots. Experts say their e-mails should have prompted a full investigation.
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RAMALLAH, West Bank - Thousands of Palestinians turned out Wednesday for a rally here on the fifth anniversary of the death of the Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat and to show support for his successor, President Mahmoud Abbas, ...
Video: Palestinians Mark Arafat Death Anniversary The Associated Press
Los Angeles Times - - 8 hours ago
The president's conciliatory tone in a TV speech suggests Iran could still accept a UN-backed uranium deal. By Borzou Daragahi Reporting from Beirut - Iran's president today called for international cooperation on nuclear technology in a prime-time ...
Iran open to idea of world nuclear fuel bank The Associated Press
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ZAMBOANGA, Philippines - Kidnapped Irish priest Michael Sinnott emerged from over a month in the jungles of the southern Philippines on Thursday, declaring himself in good health and eager to continue his missionary work.
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United States Congresswoman Grace Napolitano, gives a hug to United States Army Veteran Manny Diaz during the Veterans of Foriegn War and American Legion Veteran's Day event, before receiving ...
Veterans take part in tributes to their service Tallahassee.com
Washington Post - - 32 minutes ago
Education Secretary Arne Duncan, shown in a September photo, called the program a "game-changer." (Matt Rourke/associated Press) By Nick Anderson Educators argue endlessly about the merits of one idea or another to improve schools.
Obama uses school dollars to prod states to change The Associated Press
Stimulus to Reward States That Overhaul School Systems Wall Street Journal
Los Angeles Times - - 2 hours ago
Three of the soldiers slain were members of the Wisconsin-based 467th Medical Detachment, to which suspect Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan was not assigned.
Veterans Day takes on special meaning after shootings Houston Chronicle
Fort Worth Salutes Its Veterans Fort Worth Star Telegram
BusinessWeek - - 32 minutes ago
Through its acquisition of networking gear maker 3Com, Hewlett-Packard will accelerate competition with Cisco Systems (CSCO), especially in China, practically overnight.
Video: HP to Acquire 3Com Fox Business
HP will purchase 3Com in $2.7 billion deal Houston Chronicle
Wall Street Journal - - 3 hours ago
After months of spending cuts and layoffs, states are drawing up plans for tax increases and an even larger round of service reductions next year as budget shortfalls continue to widen.
Report: 10 states face looming budget disasters The Associated Press
Washington Post - - 58 minutes ago
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL -- Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva on Wednesday ordered an investigation into why more than half the country, including the major cities and industrial center, lost electricity for several hours ...
Video: Lights Back on in Brazil After Hours of Darkness The Associated Press
Brazil's frayed plug finally shorts Los Angeles Times
V3.co.uk - 2 hours ago
Microsoft has announced a deal which will bring the Wolfram Alpha search tool to its Bing search service. The company said that the deal will allow users to take advantage of the Wolfram Alpha algorithms and search tools within Bing queries.
Bing getting a fall refresh CNET News
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According to a recent report, Microsoft has banned a sizable amount of its Xbox Live members, under suspicion that they are playing pirated software.
People Magazine - - 13 minutes ago
Taylor Swift opened the show with a winning performance - but the 19-year-old singer had to wait until the end of the Country Music Assocation Awards telecast Wednesday night to collect the biggest honor: entertainer of the year.
Taylor Swift wins CMA entertainer of the year The Associated Press
CMA Awards take a few digs at Kanye West msnbc.com
Reuters - - 49 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson was arrested on Wednesday after brawling with a celebrity photographer at Los Angeles International Airport and injuring the man's head, police said.
Police: Mike Tyson detained at Los Angeles airport The Associated Press
Mike Tyson arrested at LAX over scuffle with photographer, police say New York Daily News
Washington Post - - 7 minutes ago
Lou Dobbs, the most opinionated and divisive anchor at a cable network that bills itself as a straight-news oasis, resigned from CNN on Wednesday night, saying in his final broadcast that he wants "to go beyond the role" of a television ...
In Surprise, Lou Dobbs Quits CNN New York Times
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New York Times - - 21 minutes ago
Mark Duncan/AP The Cavaliers' front office brought in Shaquille O'Neal, right, to team with lebron James after Cleveland was defeated in the Eastern Conference finals last spring by the Orlando Magic.
Cavaliers-Magic Preview USA Today
LeBron, Shaq help Cavs to 102-93 win over Magic The Associated Press
New York Daily News - - 24 minutes ago
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MINNEAPOLIS - Greg Oden sure looked like a franchise center Wednesday night. Oden had 18 points and 11 rebounds in three quarters to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 107-84 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Recap: Minnesota vs. Portland MiamiHerald.com
NBA: Portland 107, Minnesota 84 United Press International
Reuters - - 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON, Nov 11 (Reuters) - US health officials are due to release new estimates of deaths from swine flu on Thursday, but the numbers will be just that -- a rough estimate.
Washoe County schedules 3 H1N1 vaccination clinics San Jose Mercury News
The Associated Press - - 8 hours ago
ROME - Nearly 200 million children in poor countries have stunted growth because of insufficient nutrition, according to a new report published by UNICEF Wednesday before a three-day international summit on the problem of world hunger.
CNN - - 8 hours ago
Several companies have announced that they will voluntarily phase out the chemical from their products. (Health.com) -- Bisphenol-A, a chemical found in hard, clear plastic used to make everything from baby bottles to food ...
Video: BPA risk to men KXAN.com
Health Buzz: BPA Tied to Sexual Problems in Men and Other Health News U.S. News & World Report
Wall Street Journal - - 11 hours ago
This football season, the debate about head injuries has reached a critical mass. Startling research has been unveiled. Maudlin headlines have been written.
SI.com - Nov 8, 2009
AP PHILADELPHIA -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we await the Cowboys-Eagles NFC East first-place grudge match to come tonight at Lincoln Financial Field ... • Thank you, Week 9. Thanks for the dose of clarity. We needed that.
CBS News - - Nov 10, 2009
While thousands of rape kits throughout the nation never make it to crime labs for testing, Armen Keteyian reports that even the kits which are sent to the labs can go untested for months or years.
Wall Street Journal - - 10 hours ago
US job seekers are crashing into the worst employment market in years and background checks that reach deeper than ever into their pasts.
Washington Times - Nov 8, 2009
Even though a computer mouse rightly can be thought of as one of the more peripheral of peripherals, a new one just arrived that can honestly claim the adjective "transformative.